Director of Operations

Harris Hill
United Kingdom
£50k - 55k per year
Closing date
7 Feb 2022

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Operations & Service Delivery
Full Time
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Director of Operations

To lead and develop the charity's Educational Programmes across England and Wales, including Year In Industry placement service UK-wide, with a focus on achieving consistency of approach, application of best practice and high standards of efficiency and quality. To report to the CEO and Board of Trustees on delivery performance and operational strategy.

Following a recent restructure, the charity has created a start-up feel to an organisation with established roots and supporters over 30 years. They are continuing through an exciting period of transformation, moving to a hybrid delivery model, re-organising the charity to better the meet the needs of the young people they serve. With their Board over the next year, they will develop a long-term strategy and business plan to grow and thrive supporting young people of all backgrounds on their way to a successful career.

We are looking for a senior leader, with extensive experience of Operations and business acumen, process-driven and able to lead a diverse and agile team.

By joining the charity , you will become a core member of the Senior Management Team and have direct exposure to the Board of Trustees and the opportunity to fundamentally shape the organisation and its

Peron specification

  • Extensive operational delivery experience, ideally with STEM enrichment and enhancement experience
  • Good strategic capabilities and project management skills
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills to gather, evaluate data and performance/operation metrics
  • Strong interpersonal skills for developing stakeholder relationships
  • Proven track record in developing new funding sources
  • Excellent business acumen with experience in understanding financial accounts and the analysis of financial information
  • Experience of leading, motivating, mentoring and coaching immediate reports to improve performance

Closing date for applications: 9 AM on Sunday 23rd January 2022

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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